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Letter ReferenceSchreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/22
ArchiveUniversity of Cape Town, Manuscripts & Archives, Cape Town
Epistolary TypeLetter
Letter Date6 May 1890
Address FromMatjesfontein, Western Cape
Address To
Who ToHenrietta (‘Ettie’) Schreiner m. Stakesby Lewis (1891)
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The Project is grateful to Manuscripts and Archives, University of Cape Town, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner letter, which is part of its Manuscripts and Archives Collections.
1 Matjesfontein
2 May 6 / 90
4 My darling old Sister
6 Do drop me a line to say you are in Worcester & how you are. My
7beautiful old sister, you don’t know who good to me is the thought
8of you always I hope you will feel better now you have got to
9Worcester Nothing ever happens here of which I can tell you, I live on
10here quietly alone.
12 Good bye.
13 Love to all the little ones & Winnie
14 Olive
15 Your own little sister